£5B BHP Claim Revival Sends Warning Shot To Multinationals

By Joanne Faulkner (July 13, 2022, 7:00 PM BST) -- An English appeals court put multinational corporations on notice that they can be held accountable for worldwide operations by reviving a massive class action over dam failures in Brazil, signaling that the country's courts should not shy away from handling mass claims regardless of where the underlying events took place.

The revival of a massive class action against BHP over dam failures puts multinational corporations on notice they can be held accountable for worldwide operations, experts say. (William West/AFP via Getty Images) The Court of Appeal on Friday overturned a lower court decision that a £5 billion ($6 billion) lawsuit against...

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